Immigration News

I was arrested for a minor crime. Will that affect my immigration status? Do I need a criminal lawyer?

Many arrests and convictions have negative effects on immigration status and applications.  This is true even for minor charges and misdemeanors.  A lawful permanent resident can be put into removal proceedings.  Charges and convictions can lead t… Read More
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USCIS on-line tools are off-line this weekend

USCIS announced that it will conduct a widespread system maintenance on its website www.uscis.gov on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. (Eastern) and Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m.(Eastern).  Many of the agency’s on… Read More
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It is not your imagination - immigration cases are taking longer and longer

Millions of families, businesses, and people applying for immigration benefits are waiting longer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to process and approve their applications and petitions.  People applying for family-based benefi… Read More
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Syrian TPS re-registration is now open

Syrians who have Temporary Protected Status and wish to re-register, my file their application on or before May 4, 2018. Read More
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USCIS announced that TPS for Syrians will be extended

USCIS announced that Syrians who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will be eligible to re-register for TPS for another 18 months.  However, USCIS has not yet issued rules for how to re-register.  So, please do not file any forms or send any mon… Read More
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Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador ends September 2019

Activists prep for Temporary Protected Status program termination Read More
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Advocate for refugees

February 1, 2017 Op-Ed Read More
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Renee Redman comments on the Syrian refugee crisis

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/92489118-132.html Read More
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Will I lose my DACA?

The fact is nobody knows.  But, we urge all DACA holders to consult with an experienced immigration lawyer about their immigration status and other applications they might file.  The more information you have, the better you can make decisions f… Read More
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Am I eligible for a provisional waiver under the new August 29, 2016 rule?

Maybe.  In 2013, USCIS began to adjudicate provisional waiver applications before the immigrant traveled to his or her home country.  If USCIS grants a provisional waiver, the immigrant then leaves the United States and goes to an interview at the… Read More
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